Category: G20

African Union-European Union Summit:

The fifth African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit was held on 29–30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The leaders of African and EU countries once again gathered to develop strategic decisions on the future of their cooperation. Interestingly, this is

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Daily News 21 / 09 / 2017

MIL OSI – Source: European Union

Headline: Daily News 21 / 09 / 2017

Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy
The European Commission launched today a new EU agenda to ensure that the digital economy …

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BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration: Full text

In a declaration, the BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China- South Africa) called upon all nations to adopt a comprehensive approach in combating terrorism including countering radicalisation and blocking terror financing sources. Here is the full text of Xiamen Declaration

Xiamen, China, 4 September
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Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Speech at a meeting with Danish Ambassadors

Aug 21, 2017

Supporting youth empowerment and engagement with the SDGs in all development is critical to 2030 Agenda. Photo: UNDP

As prepared for delivery.

I am honoured to address this distinguished group, representing a country that is such a …

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America’s Relationship with Africa in a New Era The United States should work to unlock Africa’s tremendous potential to be a powerhouse of future growth lifting millions out of poverty, a substantial market for U.S. goods, and a breadbasket to the world. By Tom Daschle Foreign Policy and Security

These remarks were delivered at the Center for American Progress event, “America’s Relationship with Africa in a New Era,” on July 13, 2017.

With today’s political environment demanding focus on immediate crises at home and abroad, it is easy to …

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G20 Summit leaders' declaration

G20 leaders' declaration: Shaping an Interconnected world

Preamble:

We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Hamburg, Germany on 7-8 July 2017 to address major global economic challenges and to contribute to prosperity and well-being.

Mastering the challenges of our …

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What the G20 said on Africa

Photo: Rasande Tyskar/flickr

Refugees and their supporters took to the streets of Hamburg ahead of the G20 summit.

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Excerpts most directly applicable to Africa drawn from the declaration of leaders of the G20 nations, issued after the leaders' summit

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An analysis of the G20 Summit – 2017

By Habib Siddiqui

The two-day annual meeting of the G20—the leaders of the world’s 19 wealthiest nations plus the European Union — has wrapped up in Hamburg, Germany with a closing speech from its host. The G-20 comprises Argentina, Australia, …

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